Mike Fleming Jr, Deadline Hollywood

Mike Fleming Jr

Deadline Hollywood

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Mike:

Deadline’s Oscar Live Blog

Welcome to Oscars Sunday on Deadline. Tonight we gather as another lengthy awards season draws to a close, and what a bizarre season it has been. → Read More

On ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Front, Tom Cruise Not Coming To Oscars, But Lady Gaga Sure Is

While he was greeted with the hero’s welcome everywhere he went for Top Gun: Maverick’s big role in reviving the theatrical marketplace following the Covid pandemic, Tom Cruise is not hanging aroun… → Read More

Michelle Yeoh – The Film That Lit My Fuse Oscar Edition

Oscar nominee Michelle Yeoh discusses the movies that influenced her on Deadline's video series The Film That Lit My Fuse. → Read More

Shocker! Anonymous Content CEO Dawn Olmstead & COO Heather McCauley Resign: Protesting Settlement To Former Top Producer Keith Redmon?

CEO Dawn Olmstead and COO Heather McCauley have resigned from their roles at management and production company Anonymous Content. → Read More

Searchlight Lands Theatrical Remake Rights To Oscar-Nominated National Geographic Docu ‘Fire Of Love;’ Lava Love Story Of French Volcanologists

Searchlight Pictures Lands Theatrical Remake Rights Oscar-Nominated National Geographic Docu Fire Of Love’ Lava Love Story Between French Volcanologists → Read More

How ‘Triangle Of Sadness’ Makers Made Sure Vomit Cruise Lived Up To Great Expectorations: WATCH

Triangle Of Sadness director Ruben Ostland breaks down the wild scene from his Oscar-nominated film. → Read More

Jane Lynch On The Indelible Influence Of ‘The Sound Of Music’: The Film That Lit My Fuse

The Film That Lit My Fuse is a Deadline video series that aims to provide an antidote to headlines about industry uncertainty by swinging the conversation back to the creative ambitions, formative … → Read More

Noémie Merlant To Star In Audrey Diwan-Directed ‘Emmanuelle’; Hot EFM Package Shoots September In Hong Kong

EXCLUSIVE: Happening writer-director Audrey Diwan has recalibrated her English-language debut Emmanuelle, which is a working title. She has set Noémie Merlant (Portrait of a Lady on Fire) to star i… → Read More

Horror Short Story ‘The Occupant’ Scares Up Torrent Of Movie Rights Bids: The Dish

EXCLUSIVE: A 39-page haunted house short story by first-time writer Victor Sweetser has created a frenzy, with five bids in for movie rights and more coming including some of the big names in the g… → Read More

Behind The Scenes Of Zach Cregger’s Extraordinary ‘Weapons’ Auction & Its Aftermath: The Dish

EXCLUSIVE: Days after a feverish auction wrapped up for Weapons, the town is still talking about the wake left in its path. The Dish hears that the deal for the Zach Cregger-directed horror film is… → Read More

Brillstein Entertainment Partners Explores Sale; Casey Wasserman In Pole Position: The Dish

EXCLUSIVE: Brillstein Entertainment Partners is exploring a sale of its venerable management/production company. Several are circling, but sources said Casey Wasserman has emerged as a front-runner… → Read More

Michael Jackson Nephew Jaafar Jackson To Play King Of Pop In Antoine Fuqua-Directed Biopic

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Jackson will be played by the late icon’s 26-year old nephew Jaafar Jackson in the Antoine Fuqua-directed film biopic for Lionsgate. Fuqua just posted a confirmation on Instagram… → Read More

Sony Pictures Classics Lands World On ‘A Little Prayer’ After Rousing Premiere

EXCLUSIVE: The Sundance Film Festival deals keep dropping. Sony Pictures Classics has landed worldwide rights to A Little Prayer, which premiered at the Ray yesterday in the US Dramatic Competition… → Read More

Apple Confirms ‘Flora And Son’, Streamer’s Biggest Sundance Deal Since ‘CODA’

Apple has confirmed Deadline's scoop on winning an all-night bidding battle for the John Carney-directed Flora and Son. → Read More

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Lands Best Picture Nom & Five Others; No Tom Cruise Acting Nom But A Nod For Bringing Moviegoing Back From Pandemic

Top Gun: Maverick scored six Oscar nominations this morning including best picture, along with adapted screenplay by Ehren Kruger & Eric Warren Singer, sound, film editing, visual effects and o… → Read More

Giancarlo Esposito Joins Cast Of Francis Ford Coppola's ‘Megalopolis’

EXCLUSIVE: Francis Ford Coppola has added Giancarlo Esposito to the all-star cast of Megalopolis. Esposito played Gus Fring in Breaking Bad and got an Emmy nom for reprising in Better Call Saul. Es… → Read More

Searchlight Lands ‘Theater Camp’ In $8M Range In WW Sundance Deal; Pic Will Get Theatrical Release

UPDATE: Searchlight has confirmed Deadline’s deal scoop on Theater Camp. Release is below, with another big Sundance deal in the books. EXCLUSIVE: Searchlight Pictures is in final talks to ac… → Read More

Netflix Closing Deal For Hot Sundance Title ‘Fair Play’; Deal In $20 Million Range

EXCLUSIVE: The Sundance Film Festival’s first splashy deal is on the verge of closing a whopping deal for Fair Play, the Chloe Domont-directed drama that has electrified the fest since its Ja… → Read More

Magnolia Bags WW Rights To Sundance Docu ‘Kokomo City’ On Black Transgender Sex Workers

Magnolia Pictures acquired worldwide rights to Kokomo City, the feature directorial debut of two-time Grammy-nominated producer/singer/songwriter D. Smith, who made history as the first trans woman… → Read More

20 Titles To Heat Up Chilly 2023 Sundance Festival

As sellers and buyers roll into the chilly climes of Park City and Sundance starting tonight, a batch of promising films await. Here are 20 of the hottest. → Read More